CMS Tweaks 2024 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment Rates

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 6, 2024 at 7:10 PM
Providers will see their Medicare reimbursements for hyperbaric oxygen therapy increase from $75.61 to $135.89 under the interim final rule CMS released Tuesday (Feb. 6) to correct several errors in the 2024 final Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment and Ambulatory Surgical Center pay rule -- but the agency notes this change will cause “minor” reductions to reimbursements calculated in the same way. Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can be used to treat carbon monoxide poisoning, gangrene, unhealed wounds and infections that restrict tissues’...

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